Coming September 2013!
with Karen Schwarzbach
Our 6-month advanced sleep course led by sleep consultant expert, Karen Schwarzbach is designed for experienced sleep consultants with an established business and actively working to support families with sleep issues.
Participants will explore more complex cases utilizing the knowledge and skills gained in the introductory course.
Participants will learn to:
- Analyze advanced and challenging case scenarios and present to the class their findings and recommendations.
- Work on public speaking opportunities; developing templates for their presentations, sourcing avenues for delivering their seminars and presentations.
- Discuss and learn effective client in take techniques, forms, and protocol.
Scenarios will reach beyond the circumstances of subject’s sleep challenges, incorporating a range of nuances including family dynamics, parenting styles and philosophies, child temperament, special needs, multiples, and other issues that add to the complexity in resolving a case.
Guest speakers will also be invited periodically to address specific case-related topics, issues and challenges, offering additional guidance, education and support to course participants.
Pre-requisites include having completed the IMI Maternity & Child Sleep Consultant Level I course or having met the requirements in our pre-requisite application. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a pre-requisite application.
Course Day/Time Option Offerings
Beginning September 2013
Mondays 10am pacific/1pm eastern
Wednesdays 7pm pacific/1pm eastern
Sundays 4pm pacific/8pm eastern
Career Advancement Investment: Six monthly payments of $300
Karen (Pollak) Schwarzbach is a well known perinatal and parent educator and subject matter expert on infant and toddler sleep. For over 14 years, Karen has mentored thousands of new and expectant parents and helped them thrive during this joyful but demanding time in their lives. Karen’s unique ‘babies to sleep system’ offers practical and effective solutions to day-to-day challenges which have aided new mothers and fathers enhance the quality of their family life and establish positive relationships with their young children.
Early in her career, Karen realized the significant impact that sleep deprivation had on new parents. Finding support and solutions to sleep struggles was an important, unmet need. In the years since, Karen has helped families achieve their sleep objectives in a compassionate and practical way. Her ability to understand each family’s unique situation and offer sensible solutions is the cornerstone of her success.
Karen began her parent coaching career in 1997 as Perinatal Educator.. For ten years she facilitated a portion of the nationally acclaimed “Marvelous Multiples” seminar series for couples expecting multiple. Realizing that the need for support only began once twins arrived, Karen founded DoubleTalk in 2001 offering highly acclaimed education and support workshops for new parents off twins.
In the fall of 2003 Karen further expanded her offerings when founding Babies to Sleep. In the years since Karen has provided sleep solutions to hundreds of families through North America. She has won contracts with hospitals to educate both parents and pediatricians on the importance of infant and toddler sleep. Most recently, Karen was invited to serve as a Founding Member of the Association of Professional Sleep Consultants an international organization supporting family sleep coaches. Further, Karen serves on the Advisory Board of the International Maternity Institute.
Karen and her well rested three sons live in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Email us through our contact page today to get on our follow-up list and you’ll be the first to know when more information is available. Full information to become available May 2013. Stay tuned for more details soon!